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The Year's Best Cultural Institution on Twitter

For museums, galleries, theaters, orchestras, or any other type of cultural institution. See also #art

Culturalinstitution Leaders - The Shorty Awards - The best producers of real-time, short form content on Twitter(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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The Real-Time Academy of Short Form Arts & Sciences will use a combination of criteria to select the winner from among the finalists, including the number of votes, the reasons given in nominations, answers to the Shorty Interview (which you can still take here) and the content of the finalists' tweets.

37th

Anastasia M. Ashman

Anastasia M. Ashman

Expat Harem cultural entertainment producer, Berkeley native, TEDGlobalist. Reader/Writer. Traveler/Expat/Identity Adventurer. Turkophile. Global citizen.
Tara Agacayak
Tara Agacayak Wow! Thx! RT @Thandelike: @TaraAgacayak for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution bc she fosters creative enterprise
Judith van Praag
Judith van Praag I nominate @Thandelike for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...
Sarah Kendrew
Sarah Kendrew I nominate @Thandelike for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because her original views on culture & identity
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5 votes in culturalinstitution
1 vote in art

38th

Making History 11:45

Making History 11:45

Making History 11:45: to share our love of and get people excited about Delaware history from the DE Historical Society.
Christin Mill
Christin Mill I nominate @MakingHist1145 for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...they make Delaware History FUN!
Antoinette Milej
Antoinette Milej I nominate @makinghist1145 for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they bring history alive!
Greg Miller
Greg Miller I nominate @makinghist1145 for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because I now know what goes on in museums!
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4 votes in culturalinstitution

38th
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MarkVondenhoff

MarkVondenhoff

Started as a trumpet player, an arts manager since 2001; Until 2007 with Amsterdam Sinfonietta; since 2007 managing director with The Netherlands Bach Society.
Quinten Peelen
Quinten Peelen I nominate @MarkVondenhoff for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because his dedication is a real inspiration!
Bachvereniging
Bachvereniging I nominate @MarkVondenhoff for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...I was forced to :)
Paul-Peter Polak
Paul-Peter Polak I nominate @MarkVondenhoff for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because the Neth. Bach Society is unique
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4 votes in culturalinstitution
1 vote in music
1 vote in egocentric

38th
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Margaret F.

Margaret F.

A Cultural Blogger On Growing Up Italian American. She's a member of the media, TV producer & social media manager.
Peter Romando
Peter Romando I nominate @ItalianAmerGirl for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because she engages and has real content.
Margaret F.
Margaret F. I nominate @italianamergirl for Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution b/c she shares the Italian American culture.
flyfromEWR
flyfromEWR I nominate @ItalianAmerGirl for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because she covers Pisa to "Jersey Shore."
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4 votes in culturalinstitution
3 votes in cultural
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in health

38th
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Catherine

Catherine

Astrophysicist, over-thinker, autoimmune illness girl, lover of beautiful things in all forms. Kiwi in US. Dogs rule.
Anonymous
Anonymous I nominate @CatherineQ for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because she is the #STwS' Rosetta Stone for learning Kiwi Cullture.
Craft Lass
Craft Lass I nominate @CatherineQ for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because... she embraces every culture and shares
Jan DuRaine
Jan DuRaine I nominate @CatherineQ for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because she is a science Kiwi & NZ's best export!
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4 votes in culturalinstitution
2 votes in innovation
1 vote in egocentric

38th
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National Zoo

National Zoo

The Smithsonian's National Zoo demonstrates leadership in animal care, science, education, and sustainability.
Beth
Beth I vote for @NationalZoo for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because it's fun, free and fantastic!
Laura McLellan
Laura McLellan I vote for @NationalZoo for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because its online presence is outstanding.
PattiLacey
PattiLacey I nominate @NationalZoo for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they have a very sustainable zoo.
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4 votes in culturalinstitution
2 votes in zoo

39th

Marine Corps Museum

Marine Corps Museum

The National Museum of the Marine Corps is dedicated to honoring the commitment of US Marines everywhere!
Felicia Edwards
Felicia Edwards I nominate @MarineMuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution b/c when I walked through immediatly tears flowed
Andrew Kilgore
Andrew Kilgore RT @USMC: I nominate @MarineMuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they are preserve and protect @USMC history http:/ ...
Carl Warner
Carl Warner RT @USMC: I nominate @MarineMuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they are preserve and protect @USMC history http:/ ...
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6 votes in culturalinstitution
1 vote in egocentric

40th

DireitodoPovo

DireitodoPovo

Pelo povo e para o povo exercer sua cidadania através do seu direito
DireitodoPovo
DireitodoPovo RT @bolsadeatletas: I nominate @direitodopovo for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because Direito do Povo do Brasil it's an institue
Bolsa de Atletas
Bolsa de Atletas I nominate @direitodopovo for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because Direito do Povo do Brasil it's an institue
Pareceres Juridicos
Pareceres Juridicos RT @anamoraes I nominate @direitodopovo for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because their work is veri important 4 all of us.
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5 votes in culturalinstitution
163 votes in nonprofit
7 votes in education
6 votes in news
5 votes in egocentric

41st

NY Hall of Science

NY Hall of Science

Visit us and explore the wonder and excitement of biology, chemistry and physics.
Queens Art Express
Queens Art Express I nominate @nysci for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...
Preeti Gupta
Preeti Gupta I nominate @nysci for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they are interesting and relevant and thoughtful.
LaughingMonkey
LaughingMonkey I nominate @nysci for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...
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6 votes in culturalinstitution
1 vote in egocentric

42nd

NaturalHistoryMuseum

NaturalHistoryMuseum

The Natural History Museum in London is a treasure in every way. Join us for updates on our science, collections and all our activities.
Nature Live
Nature Live Gr8 news @NHM_London has been nominated 4 a Shorty Award #culturalinstitution Place your votes here & show your support
Sandy Clark
Sandy Clark I nominate @NHM_London for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because it is world class.
NaturalHistoryMuseum
NaturalHistoryMuseum RT @inkognitoh:@NHM_London for Shorty Award -#culturalinstitution because it's interesting by science & cool by nature
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4 votes in culturalinstitution
1 vote in egocentric

42nd
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Roteiro de Cinema

Roteiro de Cinema

Tuitadas e Retuitadas para Profissionais e Aspirantes Roteiristas de Cinema, TV, Quadrinhos e Outras Mídias. Por Fernando Marés de Souza (@fernandomares)
david f. mendes
david f. mendes RT @roteirodecinema: I nominate @roteirodecinema for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because I'm an attention whore... http://bit ...
Lucas Prata Ferreira
Lucas Prata Ferreira I nominate @roteirodecinema for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because I want it to win! :D
fernandomares
fernandomares I nominate @roteirodecinema for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because it seems fair...
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4 votes in culturalinstitution
1 vote in egocentric

42nd
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TheJoyceTheater

TheJoyceTheater

Founded in 1982, The Joyce Theater was created by dancers for dance. Today, The Joyce is considered one of the premiere performance venues for dance.
Adrienne Canterna
Adrienne Canterna RT @TheJoyceTheater: Nominate @thejoycetheater for #culturalinstitution in the Shorty Awards! http://shortyaward...
PingNewYork
PingNewYork I nominate @TheJoyceTheater for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they're tweeting the best in NYC dance.
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4 votes in culturalinstitution
1 vote in egocentric

43rd

trannytalk101

trannytalk101

Hottest Tranny Talk Site!
Kennidi Monroe
Kennidi Monroe nominate @trannytalk101 for a shorty award at http://lnk.ms/5DTK... in the #culturalinstitution section!
Kennidi Monroe
Kennidi Monroe nominate @trannytalk101 for a shorty award at in the #culturalinstitution section!
trannytalk101
trannytalk101 nominate @trannytalk101 for a shorty award at in the #culturalinstitution section!
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3 votes in culturalinstitution
3 votes in education
1 vote in egocentric

43rd
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scharpling

scharpling

Host of The Best Show On WFMU. TV writer. Professional chump steamroller.
tonyfaulkner
tonyfaulkner I nominate @scharpling for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because the world will fall apart without him.
kirsten zinser
kirsten zinser I nominate @scharpling for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because... i've recently joined his cult.
Caissie St.Onge
Caissie St.Onge I nominate @scharpling for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...The Best Show, wfmu.org + much, much more.
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3 votes in culturalinstitution
99 votes in humor
2 votes in music
1 vote in innovation
1 vote in customerservice

43rd
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Mrs Stephen Fry

Mrs Stephen Fry

Stephen's poor, downtrodden wife & mother of his five or six kids.
petryh
petryh I nominate @MrsStephenFry for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because shes not American...
Tracy Jones
Tracy Jones I nominate @MrsStephenFry for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because the world would be a better place if she were institutionalized
essers
essers I nominate @MrsStephenFry for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because she makes one proud to be British
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3 votes in culturalinstitution
1,097 votes in humor
7 votes in food
3 votes in frys
3 votes in egocentric

43rd
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Kathy Clugston

Kathy Clugston

Amazonian anosmic newsreading ukuleleist.
Alan Taylor-Shearer
Alan Taylor-Shearer I nominate @kathyclugston for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because. She's the only woman I listen too really.
James Parkin
James Parkin I nominate @kathyclugston for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because she is a goddess amongst PR4Ls. And v hot!
pete lambert
pete lambert I nominate @kathyclugston for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because she bestrides BBC Rs4+1 with pithy elan
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3 votes in culturalinstitution
1 vote in celebrity

43rd
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TDFNYC

TDFNYC

Established in 1968, TDF is best known for their TKTS Booths.
sami altshul
sami altshul I nominate @TDFNYC for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...they do so much for NYC & Theater.
jeffrey_cranor
jeffrey_cranor I nominate @TDFNYC for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they support theater like no other.
rjgore3
rjgore3 I nominate @TDFNYC for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they do so much for NYC and the Theater World.
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3 votes in culturalinstitution
2 votes in theatre
1 vote in tkts
1 vote in egocentric

43rd
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Oakland Cemetery

Oakland Cemetery

Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta, Georgia
Chad Elkins
Chad Elkins I nominate @oaklandcemetery for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they make Atlanta history come alive but not in a zombie way.
Jason Cecil
Jason Cecil I nominate @oaklandcemetery for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because it's the coolest place to be buried!
Carl Black
Carl Black I nominate @oaklandcemetery for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because it's the coolest place to be buried!
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3 votes in culturalinstitution
14 votes in nonprofit

43rd
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Laurel Holloman

Laurel Holloman

working on my first art show plus hoping to share some pieces with you soon
Chao Zuo
Chao Zuo I nominate @nalamommy for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because she play a wonderful character in The L Word.
Vicki Almendarez
Vicki Almendarez I nominate @nalamommy for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...LH=Tina Kinnard=1/2Tibette=Lword=cultrlinst
Kate Lawless
Kate Lawless I nominate @nalamommy 4 Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because=Tina Kennard=The L Word=1/2 TiBette=Cultural Inst
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3 votes in culturalinstitution
148 votes in celebrity
66 votes in art
38 votes in humanitarianism
28 votes in nonprofit

43rd
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The Mark Twain House

The Mark Twain House

The home of Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) and his family
Mallory Howard
Mallory Howard I nominate @TwainHouse for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...they always have awesome Mark Twain quotes!
The Mark Twain House
The Mark Twain House I nominate @twainhouse for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because who doesn't vote for themselves? #Twain
Caitlin Thayer
Caitlin Thayer I nominate @twainhouse for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because Mark #Twain rocks!
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3 votes in culturalinstitution
1 vote in egocentric